Bruce Boston

Bruce Boston

Bruce Boston (born 1943) is an American speculative fiction writer and poet who was born in Chicago and grew up in Southern California.

Bruce Boston has won the Rhysling Award for speculative poetry a record seven times: for Best Long Poem in 1989 and 1999, and for Best Short Poem in 1985, 1988, 1994, 1996, and 2001, and the Asimov's Readers' Award for poetry a record six times: 1990, 1994, 1997, 2003, 2005 and 2008. He has also received a Pushcart Prize for fiction, 1976, the Bram Stoker Award for his poetry collections Pitchblende, 2003, Shades Fantastic, 2006, and The Nightmare Collection, 2008, and the first Grandmaster Award of the Science Fiction Poetry Association, 1999. His collaborative poem with Robert Frazier, "Return to the Mutant Rain Forest," received first place in the 2006 Locus Online Poetry Poll for Best All-Time Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Horror Poem.

Bruce Boston has published more than a hundred short stories and the novels Stained Glass Rain and The Guardener's Tale (the latter a Bram Stoker Award Finalist and Prometheus Award Nominee). His work has appeared widely in periodicals and anthologies, including Asimov's SF Magazine, Amazing Stories Magazine, Realms of Fantasy, Science Fiction Age, Weird Tales, Strange Horizons, Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, and the Nebula Awards Showcase. Both his fiction and poetry exhibit a variety in styles and subjects.

Links

Bruce Boston's official website.
Bruce Boston. Wikipedia.

Edited by 2010-06-28 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (32)
2017  Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest
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2013  Dark Roads
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2010  North Left of Earth
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2010  Dark Matters
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2009  Double Visions
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2008  The Nightmare Collection
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2007  The Guardener's Tale
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2007  Night Smoke
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2006  Shades Fantastic
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2006  Flashing the Dark
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2005  Etiquette with Your Robot Wife
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2003  Pitchblende
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2002  She Was There for Him the Last Time
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2001  Masque of Dreams
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2001  White Space
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2001  Pavane for a Cyber-Princess
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2001  Quanta: Award Winning Poems
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2000  The Complete Accursed Wives
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2000  The Lesions of Genetic Sin
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1999  Dark Tales & Light
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1998  Confessions of a Body Thief
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1998  Cold Tomorrows
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1996  Conditions of Sentient Life
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1995  Sensuous Debris: Selected Poems, 1970-1995
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1993  Night Eyes
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1993  Accursed Wives
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1993  Specula: Selected Uncollected Poems, 1968-1993
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1992  Chronicles of the Mutant Rain Forest
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1991  All the Clocks Are Melting
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1990  Hypertales & Metafictions
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1990  After Magic
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1976  Jackbird: Tales of Illusion & Identity
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Others non-spefi books (16)
2002  In Far Pale Clarity
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1993  Stained Glass Rain
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1993  The Last Existentialist
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1991  Cybertexts
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1991  Houses
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1991  Short Circuits
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1990  Faces of the Beast
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1988  Skin Trades
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1988  Time
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1988  Musings
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1987  Nuclear Futures
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1985  Alchemical Texts
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1984  All the Clock Are Melting
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1982  She Comes When You're Leaving
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1970  Potted Poems
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1969  XXO
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